Intoxicants and baby names may seem an unlikely match. But name trends reflect society, and there’s no denying that alcohol and drugs are a big and ever-changing part of our culture. When name style, pop culture and liquor/drug trends coincide, it can be a potent fashion combination.
Take a tour through some highlights of “intoxicating” name trends over the past 70+ years. Note that this is a largely female style category; unless otherwise noted, the statistics refer to girls’ names.